Current calls, week 11, 2018

Published 2018-03-12 14:36. Updated 2018-03-14 09:21

Tips from KI Grants Office about currents calls

Swedish and nordic grants

Saving Lives at Birth in Low-Resource Settings

The support will be focused on practically oriented projects helping achieve the UN Sustainability Goal no 3 aiming at Reducing infant and child mortality by 2/3 from 2010 to 2030 and Reducing maternal deaths by 2/3 from 2010 to 2030. The Board particularly welcomes applications relating to: Innovative approaches to more efficient education and implementation, Collaborative initiatives and Projects in selected focus countries; Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi, Bangladesh, India, Nepal. The Board expects to fund up to 20 projects per year, with up to USD 50,000 per award.

Closing date: 1 April 2018

Saving Lives at Birth in Low-Resource Settings

Network grants: Swedish research links programme – Swedish Research Council (VR)

The purpose of the network grant Swedish Research Links is to establish a network around a specific research idea, aimed at a joint research project. The grant shall support the development of long-term joint research between Swedish researchers and researchers from low income countries and lower middle income countries. In some cases, support can also be given to build up a network around an existing research project. Grants are available within all scientific areas.

Closing date: 10 April 2018

Network grants: Swedish research links programme – Swedish Research Council (VR)

Project grants for development research – Swedish Research Council (VR)

The Swedish Research Council invites applications for its project grants for development research. These aim to strengthen Swedish research of particular relevance for poverty reduction and sustainable development in low income countries. Research should be relevant to the overall goal of Swedish international assistance, and help to create better living conditions for people living in poverty and oppression, and thereby contribute to the goal of global development policy, and promote fair and sustainable global development. Projects should focus on and be of benefit for one or several countries on the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee-list, although collaborations or research activities may be undertaken in other countries.

Closing date: 10 April 2018

Project grants for development research – Swedish Research Council (VR) 

Starting Grant within Natural and Engineering Sciences – Swedish Research Council (VR)

The aim of the grant is to give junior researchers the opportunity to establish themselves as independent researchers. The Swedish Research Council rewards research of the highest scientific quality in national competition. Grants are each worth between SEK 400,000 and SEK 1.5 million per year, over up to four years.

Closing date: 10 April 2018

Starting Grant within Natural and Engineering Sciences – Swedish Research Council (VR)

Project grant within Natural and Engineering Sciences – Swedish Research Council (VR)

The purpose of the research project grant is to give researchers the freedom to formulate by themselves the research concept, method and implementation, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period of time. The Swedish Research Council rewards research of the highest scientific quality in national competition. Grants are each worth between SEK 400,000 and SEK 1.5 million per year, over up to four years.

Closing date: 10 April 2018

Project grant within Natural and Engineering Sciences – Swedish Research Council (VR)

Grants for Collaborative Neuroscience Pilot Research Projects – StratNeuro

This fund is designed to build multidisciplinary new collaborations for high risk/high impact research in the area of nervous system and disease. Two research groups (or more) that have not collaborated before and have no common publications (excluding large consortium papers) are invited to form a novel constellation based on a common research proposal. At least one of the partners should be employed at Karolinska Institutet. For this call, projects that would have impact on understanding the mechanisms of nervous system diseases, diagnosis, or preventive and therapeutic interventions will be prioritized. Maximum award amount: 2 MSEK/project over a 2-year period.

Closing date: 30 April 2018

Grants for Collaborative Neuroscience Pilot Research Projects – StratNeuro

Lillys reumatologistipendium – Svensk Reumatologisk Förening

Svensk Reumatologisk Förening inbjuder ansökningar om Lillys reumatologistipendium. Detta stöder kliniskt relevanta patientnära forskningsprojekt inom området för reumatiska sjukdomar som syftar till att öka förståelsen för, och kunskapen om, reumatiska sjukdomar ur ett patientperspektiv. Läkare kliniskt verksam inom reumatologi och som bedriver aktiv forskning, kan söka. Sökanden måste vara medlem i SRF, och registrerad som doktorand eller ha disputerat under de senaste 5 åren. Stipendiet är värt SEK 100,000.

Closing date: 1 May 2018

Lillys reumatologistipendium – Svensk Reumatologisk Förening

European grants

Research grants - Childhood Eye Cancer Trust

The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust invites applications for its research grants.

Studies should aim to show impact through the creation of new knowledge and address at least one of the following: inform the charity in how it delivers ongoing support to children, families, young people, and adults affected by Rb and its treatment; provide useful information for agencies with statutory responsibilities for visually-impaired children; be independently useful to adults who live with Rb.

Closing date: 20 April 2018

Research grants Childhood Eye Cancer Trust

Research grant - UEFA

UEFA invites applications for its research grant. This supports researchers to analyse European football from the perspective of a variety of academic disciplines. Projects should help the union’s 55 member associations to further develop their own activities and projects. Projects in the following fields may be submitted: economics; history; law; management; medical science; political science; sociology.

Closing date: 31 March 2018

Research grant - UEFA

Nakasone award - Human Frontier Science Programme

The Human Frontier Science Programme invites nominations for the Nakasone award. This recognises junior and senior scientists who have undertaken frontier-moving research in biology, encompassing conceptual, experimental or technological breakthroughs.

Closing date: 27 April 2018

Nakasone award - Human Frontier Science Programme

Bob Pinedo cancer care award - Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) invites nominations for the Bob Pinedo cancer care award. This recognises an internationally acclaimed researcher or research team currently active in the field of translational cancer research and compassionate cancer patient care.

Closing date: 1 May 2018

Bob Pinedo cancer care award - Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

MSCA-IF-2018 Marie Sklodowska-Curie individual fellowships - H2020

The European Commission Horizon 2020: Excellent Science, under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions work programme, invites proposals for its H2020-MSCA-IF-2018 Marie Sklodowska-Curie individual fellowships call. This supports individual, trans-national fellowships for promising researchers seeking employment in EU member states or Horizon 2020 associated countries. Fellowships must take the form of European fellowships or global fellowships. 

Closing date: 12 Sep 2018

MSCA-IF-2018 Marie Sklodowska-Curie individual fellowships - H2020

MSCA-IF-2018 - Information Seminar: Upcoming Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions Individual Fellowships

Time: 
• Campus Solna: Wednesday April 11th, 10:00 – 11:30, Lecture hall Atrium, Nobels väg 12A. 
• Campus Flemingsberg: Friday April 13th, 10:00 – 11:30, Room 4P, Alfred Nobels Allé 8.

Please Register for the seminar latest by April 2nd. Coffee and bun will be served.

US grants

Federal Funding agencies

Nutrition and alcohol-related health outcomes: NIH

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications that propose to examine associations between nutrition and alcohol-related health outcomes in humans and animal models. The goal of this program announcement is to stimulate a broad range of research on the role of nutrition in the development, prevention, and treatment of a variety of alcohol-related health outcomes including alcohol use disorder and chronic disease.

Closing date: Standard dates apply, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization until May 8, 2020.

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): PA-17-211 (R01), PA-17-212 (R03), PA-17-213 (R21), (R01),  (R03),  (R21)

Nutrition and alcohol-related health outcomes (R01): NIH

Nutrition and alcohol-related health outcomes (R03): NIH

Nutrition and alcohol-related health outcomes (R21): NIH

Epidemiology and Prevention in Alcohol Research: NIH

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages the submission of investigator-initiated research grant applications to support research investigating the epidemiology of alcohol use, alcohol-related harms, and alcohol use disorders and the prevention of underage drinking, alcohol-related harms, and alcohol use disorders.    

Closing date: Standard dates apply, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization until May 8, 2020.

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): PA-18-390 (R01), PA-18-413 (R03), PA-18-391 (R21), (R01),  (R03),  (R21)

Epidemiology and Prevention in Alcohol Research (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional): NIH

Epidemiology and Prevention in Alcohol Research (R03 - Clinical Trial Optional): NIH

Epidemiology and Prevention in Alcohol Research (R21 - Clinical Trial Optional): NIH

Research on autism spectrum disorders (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional): NIH

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage research grant applications to support research designed to elucidate the etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, and optimal means of service delivery in relation to Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).           

Closing date: Every 5 February, 5 June and 5 October by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization until 8 September 2019.

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): PA-18-401 (R01), PA-18-399 (R03), PA-18-400 (R21)

Research on autism spectrum disorders (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional): NIH

Research on autism spectrum disorders (R03 - Clinical Trial Optional): NIH

Research on autism spectrum disorders (R21 - Clinical Trial Optional): NIH

Foundations

New therapy commercialization grant program: Epilepsy Foundation

The Epilepsy Foundation invites applications for its new therapy commercialization grants. This supports the development of new therapies for epilepsy, including medicines, biologics or devices. The program also encourages one-to-one matching grants to academic and commercial entities to support the commercialization of novel approaches to the treatment of epilepsy. Areas of interest include: novel approaches to treatment; platform technology to advance screening techniques that can be utilized by multiple laboratories, including utility of techniques for early proof-of-concept trials; adaptation of treatment in development for another therapeutic areas to assess utility for epilepsy.

Preference is given to proposals that already have a commercial partner engaged to assist with development, and to proposals that have committed or matched funding from the sponsoring institution, commercial partner or another third-party source.

Closing date: 1 Aug 18 (Forecast). Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated 2 times a year.

New therapy commercialization grant program: Epilepsy Foundation

Grants: A-T Children’s Project

The A-T Children’s Project invites applications for its grants. These support translational and clinical research projects, particularly those projects focused on the neurological problems faced by all patients with ataxia-telangiectasia.

Proposals from young investigators, established principal investigators and clinicians, scientists from other disciplines, and individuals with innovative new ideas for A-T research are encouraged, from academia as well as industry. Scientists from the US and around the globe are welcome to apply for funding.

Closing date: Letters of intent due on 1 August 2018; corresponding applications due on 1 September 2018.

Grants: A-T Children’s Project

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